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Reliable Characters In The Film Inception, By Christopher Nolan

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Christopher Nolan creates the main protagonist of Inception, Cobb, as an unreliable narrator. Cobb questions his own reality throughout the film. Due to this questioning, Cobb is never entirely sure that the life he is living is reality or a dream. Understanding the plight of Cobb helps the viewer understand what true judgment is. True judgment, according to Socrates, is correct judgment accompanied by 'knowledge' of the differentness. This means that to form a true judgment, a person must have a correct perception of a thing. He or she must also be able to compare this thing with another thing and understand the differences between the two. This is also called logic. Cobb constantly uses logic to figure out if he is a dream or not. Many times
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